Application Exercises 15th March 2017

Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky is in close proximity to the coal-fired electric utility in the Ohio Valley. Noting this, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) reported that this national park had the poorest visibility of any in the country.a. What is the connection between coal-fired plants and poor visibility?Coal-fired plants release sulphur dioxide, creating sulphate particles theatre responsible for 60 – 85% of poor visibility in eastern parks.b. The NCPA reported “the average rainfall in Mammoth Cave National […]